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    • Capacity Building of Civil Society in the IPA Countries and territories –Technical Assistance to CSOs. TACSO, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow June, 2011 SIPU International AB Sweden • Civil Society Promotion Centre Bosnia and Herzegovina • Human Resources Development Foundation Turkey • Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Poland • Partners Foundation for Local Development Romania
      • WHY ?
      • The EU considers CSO as key partners
      • The Civil Society Facility (CSF) was established to promote civil society development and dialogue.
      • Stronger role of CSOS in democratization
      • Democracy will not solve our problems, but will make us responsible for them!
      • What we want to do?
      • T o increase the capacity of CSOs
      • T o strengthen their role within a participative democracy
      • How?
      • stimulating a civil society-friendly environment
      • strengthening the accountability of CSOs ; public image
      • Encouraging CSO participation
      • Strengthened cooperation and networking
      • TACSO vehicle
      • with CSOs in the driving seat!
      • Local Advisory group (LAG) : CSOS, Networks, government, institutions, EUD, MOP, donors….
      • LAG, reviewing TACSO actions and providing recommendations, ensures that the activities are in line with the priorities
      • WHO WE ARE?
      • TACSO TEAM: 32 members
      • 9 offices in 8 countries - TA Help desks
      • Regional office Sarajevo
      • HQ SIPU International
      • Consortium partners ( Civil Society Promotion Centre Bosnia and Herzegovina, Human Resources Development Foundation Turkey, Foundation in Support of Local Democracy Poland, Partners Foundation for Local Development Romania).
      • DG Enlargement CSF
      • What we have done
      • The Help-desks fully operational:
        • Funding (Calls, PADOR registration, IPA support)
        • Government – CSO relations (policies, contacts)
        • Networking and partnership building
        • Legal frame for CSOs
        • Administrative and financial procedures (project registration, VAT)
        • CSO management (strategies, project, PR).
        • IPA projects monitoring and guidance activities
        • P2p technical assistance
      • 8 National needs assessments reports
      • 2 Regional reviews 
      • Regional/national trainings:
        • EU fundraising
        • CSO management
        • Development and managing EU projects
        • Citizens participation in decision making processes
        • Advocacy and lobbying 
      • 200 National trainings (including “replications” and tailored national trainings)
      • Three regional conferences:
        • Quality Assurance for CSOs conference
        • Cooperation between local governments and CSOs
        • Sustainability of CSOs
      • Overview of publications:
      • The Review of EU Networks for Civil Society Organizations
      • Public Funding for Civil Society Organizations: Good Practices in The European Union and Western Balkans
      • Manual on Fundraising and Accessing EU Funds
      • Manual on CSO Management
      • Report on CSO Capacities in the Western Balkans and Turkey
      • The Civil Society Enviroment in the Western Balkans and Turkey
      • Challenges and sustainability:
      • Maintain the regional dimension, visibility and coordination
      • Networking and partnerships
      • Regional contact point
      • Offer integrated services to priority issues and needs
      • Identify the policy issues and communicate those
      • Promote sustainability in all dimensions of the project .
      • Next steps of TACSO:
      • Support key strategic policy processes
      • Coordination and communication between EU and CSOs
      • Regional networking, partnership creation and exchange.
      • LAGs – advisor, provider and decision maker
      • Tailor made and out-coursed training
      • Intensive support for minor CSOs
      • Help-desk function – CSO service Centre
      • Exit strategy -sustanability
      • How can CSOs actively participate?
      • Be proactive, not reactive
      • Demanding and responsive
      • Inform and ask for information
      • Share ideas, advice us
      • Promote best practices with others
      • Contribute to LAG
      • A citizen is the smallest CSO in the world…
      • www. tacso .org